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1946 James 2020

James B. Phillips Jr.

November 13, 1946 — December 19, 2020

December 19, 2020

JAMES B PHILLIPS JR., 74, of Tunkhannock passed away Saturday evening at the home of his son James B. Phillips III of West Wyoming.

Born in Kingston he was the son of the late James and Hannah (Vanardsdell) Phillips Sr. He was a graduate of West Wyoming High School class of 1964. For many years he was employed at Misericordia University, truck driver for SGM and prior to his retirement he was employed at Proctor & Gamble for over 25yrs. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #813 of Tunkhannock and the Trails End Association of Virginia.

Preceding him in death was his wife the former Janice A. Orlowski Phillips.

Surviving are his sons; James B. Phillips III and his wife Carmen of West Wyoming; Harry of Tunkhannock; grandchildren Amanda, Caitlyn and James IV; sister; Hannah Simmons and her husband William, Exeter; nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family from the Metcalfe Shaver Kopcza Funeral Home Inc. 504 Wyoming Avenue Wyoming.

Interment will be in the Memorial Shrine Park, Carverton.

There will be no calling hours.

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